GSC 5238 Gilman River (Jurassic of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (82.0° N, 69.9° W: paleocoordinates 66.2° N, 5.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Jurassic (201.3 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale and lithified, sandy shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. L. Christie. 1964. Geological Reconnaissance of northeastern Ellesmere Island, District of Franklin. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 331:1-79 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 102065: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 07.01.2011

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Taxonomic list

• Identified by D. C. McGregor
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
cf. Podocarpus sp. Lheritier and Persoon 1807
Leiotriletes sp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
Rugulatisporites sp. Pflug and Thomson 1953
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Gleicheniidites sp. Dettmann 1963
Deltoidospora sp. Miner 1935
cf. Coniopteris, Cyathidites
  - Selaginellaceae
  - Sphagnaceae
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites sp. Daugherty 1941
cf. Cirratriradites sp. Wilson and Coe 1940
Striatriletes sp. PotoniƩ 1956